Jamaica minister of tourism, Edmund Bartlett, examines the economic impact of the pandemic on the hospitality sector and the social toll taken on tourism-dependent nations
The tourism sector in Jamaica has received a boost with the addition of a new adventure park in Sandy Bay, Lucea. The US$2 million facility has been developed by Chukka Caribbean Adventures.
The ground-breaking Reggae Sunsplash festival returns this weekend for the first-ever virtual staging of the event featuring a special tribute honouring the late reggae icon, Dennis Emmanuel Brown.
Hedonism II has appointed experienced hospitality operator, Dermot De Loughry, to the role of general manager. He replaces predecessor, Kevin Levee, who leaves the role after 35 years of service.
The Caribbean destination of Jamaica has unveiled plans for a new compulsory insurance programme to guard against the impact of Covid-19.
Jamaican minister of tourism, Edmund Bartlett has reiterated his plans for the recovery of the sector in remarks issued in support of World Tourism Day.
Round Hill Hotel & Villas will reopen to guests today. Alongside the welcome, the resort has unveiled a new partnership with evoJets, bringing private charter aviation services to travellers.
People arriving in England from Switzerland, the Czech Republic and Jamaica from tomorrow will be expected to quarantine after the countries became the latest to be removed from the safe list.
As guests return to the property, every aspect of their experience has been enhanced with new health and safety procedures and initiatives as part of the Pinwheel of Safety Protocols.
The app allows users to browse the extensive activity menu offered by Chukka Tours to find a Caribbean adventure, as well as offering an extensive gallery of photos, videos and tour descriptions.
Breaking Travel News editor, Chris O’Toole, speaks to Jamaica Tourist Board director of tourism, Donovan White, about the long road ahead of the hospitality sector in the Caribbean as it recovers from the Covid-19 outbreak
Always an eloquent speaker, Jamaica minister of tourism Edmund Bartlett is in his element discussing how the sector can drive economic recovery in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. Here he tells Breaking Travel News editor, Chris O’Toole, about the challenges faced by hospitality in the Caribbean and what the post-Covid-19 world might look like